In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the second week of April 2018.
TBB NEWS, REVIEWS, & INSTRUCTIONS: LEGO announced a new UCS set, and we take a look at several sets from the upcoming Star Wars film, along with a peek at what’s coming for Harry Potter.
- Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series 75181 Y-Wing announced – LEGO took the wrappings off this new UCS set, bringing the venerable starfighter to large scale for the second time.
- Harry Potter teaser site revealed on LEGO.com – LEGO is preparing for the long-awaited return of the Harry Potter theme, and we’re getting another early look.
- Review of Star Wars 41608 Han Solo & 41609 Chewbacca – These lovable smugglers are back in BrickHeadz form, as the first two sets to be released from Solo: A Star Wars Story.
- Review of Star Wars 75207 Imperial Patrol Battle Pack – Is this as-yet-unreleased set from Solo: A Star Wars Story really great, or just a way to get some minifigures? We find out in this hands-on review.
- Donald Trump (unofficial) BrickHeadz instructions – Want to build your own copy of our April Fool’s Donald Trump figure? Check out these instructions, which uses mostly parts from the new Go Brick Me set.
- LEGO sets a new Guinness World Record with an incredible cherry tree – Using over 800,000 bricks, this record-breaking cherry tree stands in LEGOLAND Japan and is over 14 feet tall.
- How a man spent $45,000 on LEGO – Daryl Austin talks about becoming an adult LEGO fan and how it’s impacted him in this dramatically titled article.
- Rebrickulous sets Guinness World Record for walking barefoot on LEGO – This Youtuber walks 1,264 feet over piles of bricks to set a new recording, beating the old one with nearly ten times the length.